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Profile of NIC District Centre, Ludhiana

About NIC

NIC District Centre Ludhiana came into existence in November 1988 at Room No.125, First Floor, District Administrative Complex, Ludhiana. Since then, it has been providing various IT related services to State / Central Government departments in the district.


Objective of NIC

The long term objective of the National Informatics Centre, as approved by the Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance and the erstwhile Electronics Commission, had been to establish the feasibility of a system for the provision of detailed information to government ministers and agencies to assist them in making decisions relating to the country's economic and social development, planning and program implementation. NIC was set up with the aforementioned objective to promote economic, social, scientific and technological activities, and also for macro-economic adjustments program of the Government, through the applications of Information Technology (I.T.)



District Informatics Officer (DIO) Kashmir Singh, Technical Director
Additional District Informatics Officer (ADIO) Inderjeet Singh, Principal Systems Analyst
Address NIC District Unit, Room No. 125,Ist Floor District Administrative Complex Ferozepur Road,Ludhiana.
E-mail Address punldh[at]nic[dot]in
Telephone No(s) 0161-2430437


  • E-Office : The e-Office system is an integrated file and records management system that allows employees to manage content, search for data internally and collaborate. The file system also enables the electronic movement and the tracking of files, and the archival and retrieval of data.
    Various Modules of E-Office implemented in selective branchs of Deputy Commissioner Office Ludhiana.
    For more details please visit http://eoffice.punjab.gov.in

  • HRMS : Manav Sampda/eHRMS is an E-Tool for Human Resource Management. NIC imparted training to more than 200 employees of different deprtments and technical support provided from time to time for the successful implementation of HRMS.
    HRMS succeefully implemented fot the Office of Deputy Commissioner office ludhiana, Commissioner Police Ludhiana, Education department Ludhiana, District Industry Centre Ludhiana, Homeguard Ludhiana, Public Works Department Ludhiana , Food and Civil Supply Ludhiana, Social Security Office Ludhiana and various Other departments under district Ludhiana.
    For more details please visit http://ehrms.nic.in

  • Aadhar Enabled Bio Metric Attendance System (AEBAS) : AEBAS stands for Aadhaar Enabled Biometric Attendance System. The purpose AEBAS system is to enable an employee with an Aadhaar Number, to mark his/her attendance in the government offices through Biometric Authentication device. For this purpose, Authentication Tablets/Desktop Authentication devices will be installed in each offices of the Central Ministries/Departments.
    NIC Ludhiana was the first department in district Ludhiana to implement AEBAS . Later NIC Ludhiana provided technical support to all the Centre Govt departmnts like Custom and Central Excise, Income Tax, CIPHET, EPF, Jt DGFT, MERADO, ATI and other central Govt departments to implement this AEBAS.
    AEBAS is running successfully in all the departments (where installed and implemented)

  • Dak Monitoring System (DMS) : Dak Monitoring System (DMS) prepared by NIC is used for the monitoring of the daily daks received/send in the department. NIC Ludhiana implmented the DMS for various offices like Deputy Commissioner Office Ludhiana, SSP Office Khanna etc.

  • PB-PGRAMS : NIC Ludhiana is providing technical support to all the departments on the PB-PGRAMS web portal . This portal is developed for making the Online complaints against the department. Applicant can file the complaint online and then can further check the status of its complaint at any time using this web portal.

  • Video Conferencing : Video Conferencing Facility started in the NIC District Centre in January 2005. This brings the decision makers and action takers together, face to face, wherever they are across the country and around the Globe. Experts from remote locations can interact with each other in real time interactive mode. By providing strong channels of visual, graphical and multimedia communication, video-conferencing opens new vistas of functioning of government and service delivery mechanism is enabled for various sectors of Indian economy.
    NIC is also conducting the video conferencing sessions related with the RTI cases of CIC(Central Information commission ) and SICP (State Information Commission of Punjab).
    Video Conferencing Room at NIC Disrict Center Ludhiana

  • AGMARKNET : AGMARKNET Software is used to computerize data on market fee, market charges, total arrivals, arrivals by agencies , prices, storage, dispatches with destination, mode of transportation , costs, sold and unsold stocks, method of sale, payment ,weighing facility, grading facilities etc.
    AGMARKNET S/w is implemented in all the market committees of district Ludhiana under different phases.

  • District Treasury Office : Ludhiana was the first district in Punjab to computerize Treasury Office. NIC had fully computerized the District Treasury Office, Ludhiana. All treasury works like Bills, Accounts, data transfer, receipt, Pension, daily data from banks, maintaining of budget etc. were computerized successfully in 2001.

  • District Social Security Office : Government of Punjab is giving monthly pensions to Old Age persons, Widows, Dependent children and Disabled persons. More then One lakh beneficiaries are there in District Ludhiana. NIC has successfully computerized all the pension details since 1994 which results in the timely distribution of the pension to the beneficiaries. This will drastically reduce the work of District Social Security Office. Now the new system is going to be implemented by which one can get the status of his/her application at any time from the District Social Security Department. Stamp Module is the latest addition to the above package.
    Latest status pertinent to pension data i.e. List of pensioners under all the schemes is also updated from time to time and one can check his/her status on this website under the Online status tab at the Home page of this website. ludhiana.gov.in

  • Lease Line Connectivity : NIC Ludhiana is providing Lease Line connectivity to various departments like Post Office(Ludhiana Head post Office, Ludhiana Speed Post Office, Khanna and Jagraon Post Offices) , Pay and Account Office, Jt. Director General Foreign Trade (Jt. DGFT) etc. NIC is providing 2 Mbps Lease Line connectivity to these departments through BSNL.
    NIC Ludhiana is also assisting to the departments like CIPHET, GADVASU, School of IT(PAU)under the NKN Project. These departments have 100 mbps lease line connectivity under the NKN project.

  • Online Status : NIC Ludhiana is also assisting the District Administration to provide the Online Status of various services like SUWIDHA , PENSION,INTKAL etc on this website . User can check his/her status of the required service under the tab Online status at Home Page of this website.

  • Digital Signature : Digital certificates are the digital equivalent (i.e. electronic format) of physical or paper certificates. Examples of physical certificates are driver's licenses, passports or membership cards. Certificates serve as identity of an individual for a certain purpose, e.g. a driver's license identifies someone who can legally drive in a particular country. Likewise, a digital certificate can be presented electronically to prove your identity or your right to access information or services on the Internet.
    NIC has provided digital certificate facility to various departments through NICCA (NIC Certifying Authority). Fore more details check website https://nicca.nic.in

  • Elections S/w : All the technical work like Data compilation , Data entry , authenticity of data, Polling Duties of the staff, Various Reports(like individual order, Party list, Department list, order for reserved staff, consolidated party order), Affidavits' scanning, Randomization of polling staff, Randomization of the EVM machines, Result etc for various elections of Vidhan Sabha, Lok Sabha, Panchayat, Zila Parishad etc is done with the assistance of NIC for several years. NIC's DISE (District Information System for Elections)approved by the Election Commission of India, is used for elections.
    In the Assembely Elections, 2012 NIC has also introduced PPMS(Punjab Poll day Monitoring System). This is SMS based system for tracking all kind of activities at polling centres.Its status is instantly reflected on the website.

  • Rural Soft : This is the new on-line project in which entries of all the Rural development schemes is to be entered directly on web site, developed by NIC, by DRDA and Zila Parishad officials.

  • District & Session Court : NIC is now evolving in all the fields of Government Sector. Courts have also been computerized. Many software’s like Payroll, Judgement software etc have already been implemented. Training to about 300 employees of courts has been imparted.

  • Arms License Information System (ALIS) : ALIS Software has been successfully implemented with all the services like New Licence, renewal of Licence, Weapon Entry, Addition of Weapon, deletion of Weapon, Change of Address, and Retainer’s Entry.
    NIC is providing support in NDAL (National Database for Arms License) to the User departments

  • Internet and E-mail Connectivity to user department : NIC Ludhiana also providing E-mail and Internet Connectivity to various Central Government and State Government Departments/Offices.

  • Networking plan : National Informatics Centre's NICNET is one of the biggest networks in any country. Each district centre has VSAT installed for the Internet & E-mail facility. .District Centres are now equipped with Lease Line connectivity through BSNL.

  • Training : NIC Ludhiana also imparting training to Various Government Offices (Central/State) from Time to time. Till Now More than 300 Employees have been trained by this office . The Primary training is on the Computer fundamentals and Software for the Office/branch , for NIC projects.
    Headquarter also imparting training to various Central/State departments from time to time , for more detail visit http://training.nic.in

  • SARTHI and VAHAN : NIC has developed these two softwares SARTHI and VAHAN at National level for the Computerization of the Driving Licenses and Registration of the Vechiles. SARTHI and VAHAN Softwares successfully implemented for Regional Transport Authority (RTA), Ludhiana.

  • CIPA : The Common Integrated Police Application(CIPA) is a multilingual application to automate the processes(workflow) at primary sources of data itself e.g. Police Station and to build a crime & criminal Information system based on CrPC. It provides an efficient way of organising crime records for generating queries/reports and crime analysis for decision support. The CIPA Software developed in JAVA and implemented under open source environment viz. Linux (OS), Postgres (RDBMS). CIPA S/w is implemented in all the Police Divisions of district Ludhiana.

  • MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act) : The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act aims at enhancing the livelihood security of people in rural areas by guaranteeing hundred days of wage-employment in a financial year to a rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work. NIC Ludhiana assisting the district administration in implementing this scheme online.

  • Jan Aushadi Software (JAS) : NIC Ludhiana has successfully implemented the Jan Aushadi Software in the Civil Hospital Ludhiana. The ambitious Jan Aushadhi programme is to ensure availability of medicines at low cost to the common man across the length and breadth of India is in crisis due to the short supply of drugs. NIC HQ Delhi has prepared webbased software for this.

  • CONFONET : NIC has also implemented the CONFONET project . The Main objective of the ConfoNet is improving operational efficiency, co-ordination, accessibility, speed in judicial administration and to set Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure at Consumer Redressal forums all over India to provide IT solution at each level in order to provide: E- Governance Efficiency Transparency and Systematizing of working To achieve time bound delivery of justice to the consumers.

  • Computerization of the Ludhiana Central Jail. : NIC has computerized the Ludhiana Central Jail , on the outline of Tihar Prisons. Central Jail Ludhiana was taken as a pilot Jail in Punjab for the computerization. Under the Computerization of the Central Jail Ludhiana, NIC has implemented two software? namely Prison Management System (PMS) and the Visitor Management System (VMS) . Both these softwars are running successfully in the Ludhiana central Jail.
    After the implementation of these s/w's The Prisoner's information is now globally available to all the prisons, police and intelligence and central agencies for various other purposes throughout the country.

  • National Animal Disease Reporting System(NADRS) : NIC Ludhiana has implemeted the NADRS project for the department of Animal Husbandry, In the first phase, all the NADRS sites (district and at block level) were prepared with the establishment of dedicated computer network (with BSNL connectivity)with linking of each block to the district HQ. Each district hq to the state hq and futher state hq to the country 's central unit has been envisaged.This electronic data transmission will result in quick data compilation and report generation . NADRS application contains modules like scheme monitoring , disease reporting, block MIS, NADRS portal and animal disease diagnostic lab's workflow etc.

  • Mother and Child tracking System(MCTS) : NIC along with NRHM Punjab implemented mother and child tracking system (MCTS)under e-mamta project to the health and family welfare department of punjab. In MCTS application online data entry of pregment women , temporary migrant pregnent mother and child registration & immunization was done and it also generates various kind of work plan and reports based on different parameters.

  • District Website : With the launch of this official website Ludhiana.gov.in, NIC Ludhiana is also listed in the list of the districts who have their own official website. This site is designed by the NIC District Centre Ludhiana under the guidance of WEB-GROUP, NIC Punjab State Unit, Chandigarh. All the contents have been provided by District Administration.
    NIC Ludhiana has revamped/redesigned the Official website of district Ludhiana , making it GIGW Complaint.

  • Technical Support to the District Administration and Central Govt deprtments : NIC Ludhaina is regularly providing IT support to the Disrtict Administraton and Central Govt departments on various Technical Events/Issues.